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“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” - Lao Tzu

“Going to the woods is going home, for I suppose we came from the woods originally. But in some of nature's forests, the adventurous traveler seems a feeble, unwelcome creature; wild beasts and the weather trying to kill him, the rank, tangled vegetation, armed with spears and stinging needles, barring his way and making life a hard struggle.” - John Muir

“Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.” - Henry David Thoreau

“I've just finished a book called 'The Time Traveler's Wife', which I really enjoyed, but that's quite old, but I have read it. I've read it, and I enjoyed that.” - Rupert Evans

“Being an actor is well paid, but it's a bit like being a circus traveler.” - Ben Chaplin

“The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.” - Federico Garcia Lorca

“I'm not a parenting expert. In fact, I'm not sure that I even believe in the idea of 'parenting experts.' I'm an engaged, imperfect parent and a passionate researcher. I'm an experienced mapmaker and a stumbling traveler. Like many of you, parenting is by far my boldest and most daring adventure.” - Brene Brown

“The undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns.” - William Shakespeare

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends” – Maya Angelou

“Travel is only glamorous in retrospect” – Paul Theroux

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” - Charles Dickens

“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” - Gilbert K. Chesterton

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.

“No traveler, whether a tree lover or not, will ever forget his first walk in a sugar-pine forest. The majestic crowns approaching one another make a glorious canopy, through the feathery arches of which the sunbeams pour, silvering the needles and gilding the stately columns and the ground into a scene of enchantment.” - John Muir

“The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

“Every traveler knows too well the endless quest for the perfect travel bag: the one that's stylish enough to carry through Paris, sturdy enough to tote around Peru, and - most important - doesn't make your shoulder sag even before you've loaded it up with everything you need for a day of sightseeing.” - Hanya Yanagihara

“Any biographer must of necessity become a pilgrim a peripatetic, obsessed literary pilgrim, a traveler with four eyes.” - Leon Edel

“More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.” - Joseph Lelyveld

“The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'” - Daniel J. Boorstin

“I have been a frequent air traveler since I was a few months shy of my sixth birthday, when my parents packed me off to boarding school two plane rides away from home. Those days of being willingly handed from air hostess to air hostess as an 'unaccompanied minor' made me blase about the rigors of air travel.” - Shashi Tharoor

“The river of time may fork into rivers, in which case you have a parallel reality and so then you can become a time traveler and not have to worry about causing a time paradox.” - Michio Kaku

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” - Robert Louis Stevenson

“Sometimes just being on a beach with my loved ones is all the adventure I need. I am a happy camper and continue to be a citizen of the world. I have yet to discover other cultures, other peoples' dreams and treasures. I will always be a traveler who is discovering beautiful Gaia.” - Guy Laliberte

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – John Green

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his own, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

“The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.” - Franz Kafka

“Most important, though, I had to wait until I found the perfect traveling/eating/drinking/napping companion. And I did finally find him, two years ago - my Brazilian-born, French-speaking, wine-worshipping, tripe-consuming, uncomplaining traveler of a sweetheart.” - Elizabeth Gilbert

“For a traveler going from any place toward the north, that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher, while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.” - Nicolaus Copernicus

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” - Martin Buber

“Everyone finds their own version of Charles Dickens. The child-victim, the irrepressibly ambitious young man, the reporter, the demonic worker, the tireless walker. The radical, the protector of orphans, helper of the needy, man of good works, the republican. The hater and the lover of America. The giver of parties, the magician, the traveler.” - Claire Tomalin

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tzu

“A traveler is really not someone who crosses ground so much as someone who is always hungry for the next challenge and adventure.” - Pico Iyer

“I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.” - David Rockefeller

“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.” – Oscar Wilde

Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret

“I'm not a proper traveler. I don't like to be challenged or have too much of a change and prefer a week away just to relax.” - Karl Pilkington

“Nelson Mandela will always be the face of South Africa. The traveler passing through the country will see Mandela's face almost everywhere he looks. Truly, the man is omnipresent.” - Henry Rollins

“When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.” - Liberty Hyde Bailey

“My dad was young; he went to work. But he'd been to war. He'd seen some of the world. It wasn't like he was going to be an extensive traveler or something. It didn't seem to be in his nature or in the nature of his parents or many of the folks in my family, really.” - Bruce Springsteen

“Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” — Paulo Coelho

“Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.” - Nikos Kazantzakis

“I'm definitely a jaded traveler, but you try to make the best of what you know about the experience. Like, I know how to pack a bag. I know that checking a bag is for rookies.” - Tom Segura

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Thus, that one can find no place to walk through the breadth of the earth is not because the earth is not tranquil but because the danger to every step of the traveler lies generally with words.” - Xun Kuang

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

“I'm a big traveler these days. I was in Hong Kong. I live there. I was just in Belgium with my parents and now I'm on my way to North America. You will find me all over.” - Jean-Claude Van Damme

“The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.” - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

“I am a traveler. I am a nomad. I rarely sleep in the same bed more than three or four nights. And I know hotel life better than anyone.” - Diane von Furstenberg

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Augustine of Hippo

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” – Irving Wallace

“No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” – Chuck Thompson

“For me, the Earth had always been a kind of a safe haven, you know, where I could go to work or be in my home or take my kids to school. But I realized it really wasn't that. It really is its own spaceship. And I had always been a space traveler.” - Michael J. Massimino

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“I am sure that no traveler seeing things through author spectacles can see them as they are.” - Harriet Martineau

“The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

“It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country.” - Bill Brandt

“I wish I was one of those persnickety types who buys guidebooks and studies them, but I don't have the inclination or time. I'm more of a 'get on the plane, arrive at the destination and see what happens' kind of traveler.” - Candace Bushnell

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

“When I came to MIT, there were four rubrics: science, art, design, and technology. And as you entered your degree, whether it was a master's or a Ph.D., if you were a citizen in one domain, you were a traveler in the other.” - Neri Oxman

“A wise traveler never despises his own country.” - William Hazlitt

“Peter Fleming was a famous English traveler, explorer and adventurer, whose non-fiction books were hugely successful. My father owned signed copies of all of them - he and Peter Fleming had become acquainted over some detail of set design at the Korda film studio in Shepperton - and I had read each of them with breathless adolescent excitement.” - Michael Korda

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

Quotes For A Traveller

“There is nothing so good for the human soul as the discovery that there are ancient and flourishing civilized societies which have somehow managed to exist for many centuries and are still in being though they have had no help from the traveler in solving their problems.” - Walter Lippmann

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau

“I'm not a big traveler.” - Kemba Walker

“I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.' My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people.” - Brittany Murphy

“Like any traveler, I'm always looking for those experiences that are almost unique to any place, and watching films around Alaska of the skies in winter made me want to taste those unworldly showers of light in person.” - Pico Iyer

“I spent a day in a neck brace on a hospital trolley after falling from a horse and cart in Ireland. All the nurses thought I was a traveler, which made me laugh. Who else comes into a hospital saying they've fallen off a horse and cart?” - Jasmine Guinness

“Mark Twain was a great traveler and he wrote three or four great travel books. I wouldn't say that I'm a travel novelist but rather a novelist who travels - and who uses travel as a background for finding stories of places.” - Paul Theroux

“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain

“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

“A travel book is a book that puts you in the shoes of the traveler, and it's usually a book about having a very bad time; having a miserable time, even better.” - Paul Theroux

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson

“Remember happiness is a way of travel not a destination.” – Roy Goodman

Quotes For A Traveller

“Africa is really a place for the wealthy traveler. It's got some nice hotels, but they're very expensive hotels. It doesn't really cater to the backpacker or to the overland traveler.” - Paul Theroux

“As a traveler, I should probably count myself fortunate to be living in the jet age, and as an author, I know I am lucky to have a book tour at all.” - Amor Towles

“I've never been much of a European traveler. London once on a book tour, and Italy because that's where Ferraris are from. That's about it.” - John Ridley

“Traditional guidebooks have never quite done it for me. Too often, they seem to be aimed at a certain type of comfortable, middle-class traveler.” - Jenna Wortham

“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain

“I believe I have a sunny disposition, and am not naturally a grouch. It takes a lot of optimism, after all, to be a traveler.” - Paul Theroux

“I've actually never played a time traveler, for all the time travelling movies I've done.” - Rachel McAdams

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Anonymous

“With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake

“When you travel on Christmas, for you as the traveler - whether you're in 1A or 39D - there is a mental state that you have to put yourself in: that you're traveling at the busiest time of the year, and you're going to take whatever comes your way.” - Richard Quest

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian Proverb

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself” -David Mitchell

“I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education. In order to appreciate cultures of another nation, one needs to go there, know the people and mingle with the culture of that country. One way to do that, if one is lucky enough, is to buy things from those cultures.” - David Rockefeller

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous

“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury

“Work, travel, save, repeat.” – Anonymous

“We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury

“Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” — Peter Hoeg

“They're great players. I'm not a Blues Traveler fan, though. I get it, but it's not for me.” - Matt Skiba

“One of the things I'm fascinated by as a traveler is watching how different countries control how they let the world encounter them.” - Hanya Yanagihara

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener

“You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” – Eugene Fodor

“I'm a traveler and a vagabond and an observer, and the songs come through that. And that's just the way it's going to be.” - Mary Gauthier

“As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity, I was a traveler. I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist, and a musician. All my life I've been traveling.” - Michelle Shocked

“Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind” – Marty Rubin

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

“I don't cry at books or movies. Ever. So imagine my shock and awe when I read 'The Time Traveler's Wife' for the second time, and I knew the ending, and I started to cry.” - Maggie Stiefvater

“'Air' is very placeless - it's set in many different countries, and much of the story is about going places rather than being places. 'Air' is about travelers, and I'm a chronic traveler.” - G. Willow Wilson

“Over the years, my work became both my vocation and avocation. Since I enjoyed it so much, I never felt a great need to go outside for relaxation. Nevertheless, I became an avid photographer and traveler. Possibly my love for travel stems from the early years when my family seldom went away on vacation.” - Gertrude B. Elion

“I think 'The Time Traveler's Wife' is one of the most brilliantly marketed books I have ever seen.” - Matthew Reilly

“When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.” – Clint Borgen

“What I discovered in Auschwitz is the human condition, the end point of a great adventure, where the European traveler arrived after his two-thousand-year-old moral and cultural history.” - Imre Kertesz

“People can't see that if I had not been a poet, I could never have had such success as a traveler.” - Bayard Taylor

“Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer. All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer. Science-fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible, which is why I started reading it. I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved.” - Alan Dean Foster

“A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.” - Carlo Goldoni

“I have not been on any river that has more of a distinctive personality than does the Missouri River. It's a river that immediately presents to the traveler, 'I am a grandfather spirit. I have a source; I have a life.'” - William Least Heat-Moon

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson

“I am a really bad traveler, I hate traveling and I hate being late so I figure if I could just click my fingers and be somewhere then that would be great!” - Harry Melling

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

“Blues Traveler is hot, and Big Head Todd, the Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies - all of 'em.” - Butch Trucks

“When I was a boy, my parents were writers and they owned a bookstore, 'The Complete Traveler in New York,' so writing and books have held special places in my heart all my life.” - Mike Greenberg

“If you can sell that you're the King of Scotland, or Henry V on a tiny stage in a studio theater somewhere, then you can probably sell that you're a starship captain or a time traveler.” - David Tennant

“I don't think, to be a traveler, you have to reject setting roots up.” - Mat Kearney

“It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.” - Marion Zimmer Bradley

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

“I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” – Caskie Stinnett

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the trip.” – Babs Hoffman

“Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag

“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” – Robert Frost

“There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.” – Charles Dudley Warner

“Never go too long without watching a sunset” – Atticus

“We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment” – Hilaire Belloc

“Oh the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

“It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

“Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” – Matthew Karsten

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” – Aldous Huxley

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comforts of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things — air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky. All things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese

“Wanderlust: n. a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world” – Unknown

“And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.” – Randy Komisar

“I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.” – James Baldwin

“Life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better.” – Simon Raven

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” – Confucius

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

“Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.” – Unknown

“If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.” – Anthony Bourdain

“To Travel is to Live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

“If you want to go somewhere you like but no one else wants to, go by yourself. You’ll meet people with similar interests as you.” – Unknown

“Live your life by a compass not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

“I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz

 “The journey not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot

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